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U.S. drugmaker announces plans to take over Dublin-based Shire in a deal that will help AbbVie lower its tax rate by buying a foreign rival.
Obama warned Putin that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to impose additional sanctions on Moscow if it does not change course in Ukraine.
The downing of an airliner over Ukraine brought immediate condemnation of Russia, and it's likely to get stronger.
The Malaysian Airlines flight that crashed on Thursday morning in Ukraine was flying in open air space, Eurocontrol authorities said.
Struggling lender Banco Espirito Santo and its parent companies were hit with more bad news, as its debt was downgraded into junk territory.
London might be on everyone's lips when discussing U.K. real estate - but it's Cambridge which has the fastest-selling property.
German carmaker Volkswagen is interested in buying Italian rival Fiat, a German magazine reports, citing unnamed company sources.
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4 percent stake in ITV from BSkyB, lifting shares in the British broadcaster on hopes of a wider bid.
Swiss bank UBS saw 15.4 percent growth in its wealth management business for 2013, firmly securing its position as world leader in the sector.
Russian stock markets were sharply lower following the announcement of new sanctions, and analysts warned of tougher penalties on the way.
A summit of European leaders held to pick the three remaining top EU jobs broke up early Thursday morning with no deal on any of them.
SAP raised its 2014 outlook for its web-based software services as its customers switch to cloud-based products more quickly than expected.
Italy’s banks are “quite well-prepared” for the upcoming European stress tests, the second-in-command at the central bank told CNBC.
German police are on the look out for beer thieves that stole 10-truck loads of beer from a depot, over the weekend.
President Obama escalated sanctions against Russia on Wednesday by targeting a series of large banks and energy and defense firms.
Ukrainian's President has urged the EU to take tough action against Russia over the separatist conflict in Ukraine's eastern regions.
The saga surrounding troubled lender Banco Espirito Santo has taken another twist, shedding more light on the strength of Portugal's banking sector.
Eastern Europe has struggled to attract investors thanks to its “Wild West” image. Governments now hope to show that things have changed.
Royal Mail, FedEX Corp and TNT Express said they had received a notice from French competition authorities over a possible breach of antitrust law.
Italy's GTECH SpA will buy International Game Technology in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $6.4 billion, the companies said in a statement.
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Power will definitely be devolved to the Scottish people, says Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Secretary of State, as all three U.K. political parties have agreed to it.
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